China - Density of Practising Physicians

Since 2014, China Density of Practising Physicians rose 4% year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 33 comparing other countries in Density of Practising Physicians at 2.08 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. China is overtaken by Colombia, which was ranked number 32 at 2.21 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons and is followed by South Africa at 0.81 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons. Austria lead the ranking with 5.3 Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons in 2019, an increase of 1.2% versus 2018. Norway, Lithuania and Switzerland respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. China recorded the best 5 years average growth at +4% per year, while Russia was the worst growing country at -1.2% per year.

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Date Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons
2019 2.08
2018 2.03
2017 2.01
2016 1.89
2015 1.80
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How does China rank in Density of Practising Physicians?

# 35 Countries Units (Health Professionnals) Per Thousand Persons Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Austria
5 2019 +1.1 % +1.0 % View data
2 #2
Norway
5 2019 +0.8 % +1.9 % View data
32 #32
Colombia
2 2019 +1.4 % +3.2 % View data
33 #33
China
2 2019 +2.5 % +4.0 % View data
34 #34
South Africa
1 2019 +1.3 % +1.3 % View data
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